University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Why Illinois?

Located in the heartland, the University of Illinois delivers top notch education with access to state-of-the art research, while promoting a family atmosphere. The College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) houses five Professional Science Master’s majors: Agricultural Production (includes animal sciences, crop sciences and sustainable production), Bioprocessing & Bioenergy, Food Science & Human Nutrition, Plant Biotechnology, and Technical Systems Management.

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences houses the Geographic Information Science major, which is ranked in the Top 10 GIS programs in the United States.

While our majors and concentrations are certainly diverse, the unifying theme is an emphasis on learning by doing in the classroom and collaborations with industry partners. Our program is guided by an external advisory board consisting of senior leadership from numerous Fortune 500 companies.

What we do and why it matters

Our world-class faculty are working to advance their fields to help create abundant food, energy, and a healthy environment.

The Illinois Professional Science Master’s office helps students navigate their educational and career path. This type of assistance has led to a 100% internship placement rate and a 92% career placement rate within 12 months of graduating. Incoming students are also paired with one of the over 200 PSM alumni for mentoring.

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The University of Illinois was just ranked #1 for Public Universities in the Midwest for Best ROI (return on investment).

Urbana-Champaign is a micro-urban oasis with access to world-class performances, art galleries, music venues, and more. Plus, it is a short trip to Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.

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204 Coble Hall 801 S. Wright Street
61820 Champaign, Illinois, USA